Helping people make better seafood choices for a healthy ocean

Search Seafood Recommendations

Our recommendations help you choose seafood that's fished or farmed in ways that have less impact on the environment.

Best Choice

Best Choices

Buy first, they're well managed and caught or farmed in ways that cause little harm to habitats or other wildlife.
Good Alternative

Good AlternativeS

Buy, but be aware there are concerns with how they're caught or farmed.


Don't buy, they're overfished or caught or farmed in ways that harm other marine life or the environment.

New and Updated Recommendations


This month we bring you new recommendations for eastern oyster.

Learn more about our recommendations

What's New


Red Lobster's Green Mission

The world's largest seafood restaurant chain has committed to serving only Seafood Watch recommended items by 2025.

Watch Red Lobster's video announcement


2018 New Consumer Guides Now Available

Our consumer guides for January through June 2018 help you keep recommendations handy.

Get your consumer guide


Chef Kyle Bailey Serves up Local, Sustainable and Delicious Seafood

His D.C.-based restaurant, The Salt Line, features a diverse menu with ocean-friendly choices.

Learn more on thesaltline.com
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